crispy

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adjective \ˈkris-pē\

Definition of crispy

crispier

crispiest

  1. 1 :  crisp 1 <crispy hair>

  2. 2 :  appealingly crunchy :  crisp <crispy fried chicken>

crispiness

noun

Examples of crispy in a sentence

  1. Fry the potatoes until they are brown and crispy.

  2. <the crispy potato chips snapped satisfyingly in my mouth>

14th Century

First Known Use of crispy

14th century


CRISPY Defined for English Language Learners

crispy

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adjective \ˈkris-pē\

Definition of crispy for English Language Learners

  • : pleasantly thin, dry, and easily broken : having a pleasantly crisp outer layer


CRISPY Defined for Kids

crispy

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adjective \ˈkri-spē\

Definition of crispy for Students

crispier

crispiest

  1. :  pleasantly thin, dry, and crunchy



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